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London, England

Platform 9 3/4

Kings Cross Station pays tribute to its role in Britain's best-selling book series.
Brownhills, England

"Jigger" the Brownhills Miner

A giant gleaming memorial named for a coal miner who gave his life to the pits.
Staffordshire, England

Bevin Boys Memorial

A long-overdue monument to the forgotten British men drafted into the coal mines during World War II.
Alrewas, England

'Shot at Dawn' at the National Memorial Arboretum

In an arboretum with hundreds of memorials to the fallen, this one might be the most poignant.
Cannock, England

Cannock Chase German Military Cemetery

Austrian and Germans who died on British soil during World War I and II are buried here.
Telford, England

The Frog Clock

This whimsical, unique clock has been entertaining shoppers for well over 20 years.
Stoke-on-Trent, England

Trentham Monkey Forest

An open air haven for tropical monkeys in the damp moors of the English country.
Hermitage, Scotland

Hermitage Castle

This castle resides in a valley known for immense bloodshed during the Middle Ages.
Scotland

Medieval Water Pipes

These wooden pipes were crucial to providing water to Medieval Edinburgh.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Zoological Roundels

These sculptures of various animals adorn the building that houses one of the capital's least known museums.
Edinburgh, Scotland

The Meadows Mural

An artistic interpretation of the history of a Scottish park, combining poetry with anthropomorphic animals.
Edinburgh, Scotland

The Edinburgh Maiden

This early version of the guillotine was used to execute the man responsible for its construction.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Millennium Clock Tower

The dance of this huge clock is a magnificent and eerie commentary on good and evil in the history of humankind.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Remains of Dolly the Sheep

The taxidermy remains of the first mammal ever cloned from an adult cell are on display in Edinburgh.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Cramond Lioness

This Roman relic was discovered in Scotland by a mudlarking ferryman.
Edinburgh, Scotland

George Mackenzie's Mausoleum

The tomb of one of Scotland's bloody historic villains is a magnet for bumbling desecrators.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Dr Neil's Garden

A secret garden in a picturesque Edinburgh village has inspired artists for centuries.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Jougs Collar of Duddingston Kirk

A medieval device used to punish and shame wrongdoers still hangs outside the village church.
Edinburgh, Scotland

'The Stones of Scotland'

A poetic monument to the Scottish Parliament.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Muschats's Cairn

This stack of stones honors a murdered 18th-century woman.
Edinburgh, Scotland

John Rattray Statue

The man who helped establish the first rules of golf.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Mary, Queen of Scots Plaque

This tablet indicates where the tragic monarch returned to begin her tumultuous downfall.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Leith Mural

A multi-storied painting that depicts the area's rich and diverse maritime history.
Edinburgh, Scotland

'A Drama in Time'

Neon artworks light up this dark Edinburgh tunnel.